Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Stuart Bull

About Stuart Bull

As Laing O'Rourke's Australian Hub Digital Engineer Leader, Stuart has an active role in Research and development - innovating across target sectors and markets, including extending Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) capabilities into new product areas. Stuart has 25+ years of engineering and digital engineering experience across commercial developments, aviation, rail and industrial / offshore projects.

Prior to joining Laing O' Rourke, Stuart oversaw the operational and strategic function of Ridley’s specialist BIM services department, Virtual Design and Construction. Prior to joining Ridley, Stuart held the position of Regional BIM Coordinator at Arup where he had local and global responsibility to deliver BIM value-add services. Stuart began his career at Arup and formed an interest in 3D modelling whilst working on the replacement Hong Kong International airport at Arup’s Hong…


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About Stuart Bull

As Laing O'Rourke's Australian Hub Digital Engineer Leader, Stuart has an active role in Research and development - innovating across target sectors and markets, including extending Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) capabilities into new product areas. Stuart has 25+ years of engineering and digital engineering experience across commercial developments, aviation, rail and industrial / offshore projects.

Prior to joining Laing O' Rourke, Stuart oversaw the operational and strategic function of Ridley’s specialist BIM services department, Virtual Design and Construction. Prior to joining Ridley, Stuart held the position of Regional BIM Coordinator at Arup where he had local and global responsibility to deliver BIM value-add services. Stuart began his career at Arup and formed an interest in 3D modelling whilst working on the replacement Hong Kong International airport at Arup’s Hong Kong office. At Arup’s London offices Stuart worked on prestigious projects such as the Mayor of London’s City Hall HQ and the PALA Ice Hockey Stadium in Milan for the 2006 winter Olympics. After relocating to Arup Sydney Stuart worked on significant projects such as the Sydney Opera House upgrade projects, the Beijing National Swimming Centre (the Water Cube) and the new Hong Kong International Airport Midfield Concourse development, as well as increasing his portfolio of BIM for tall buildings around Australia and Middle East.

Stuart has particular interests in BIM project strategy and protocol documents, BIM enabled supply chain integration, BIM in FM opportunities and post construction occupancy management utilizing BIM processes, as well as greater design team collaboration through BIM technologies. Stuart is recognized as a leading global expert in BIM and regularly speaks at national and international conferences.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Expert Peer Review Committee (2016 – Present)
  • Past Roles:
  • Working Group: Building Information Modeling, Chair (2015 – 2017)
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (Australia 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Stuart Bull

CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia

CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia

7-9 Mar 2017, Event Report – Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney…

Events/Initiatives Involving Stuart Bull

CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia
7-9 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney and Melbourne, organized by the respective local CTBUH committees.

Stuart Bull Related Resources

Virtual Building and the Progression of Digital Technology

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Stuart Bull & Hernan Jerez, Ridley & Co

Stuart Bull Related Papers/Research

Virtual Building and the Progression of Digital Technology
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Stuart Bull & Hernan Jerez, Ridley & Co
Emerging digital technology is moving the industry closer to a holistic ideal of the ‘virtual building’, a fully defined integrated and operationally tested virtual prototype of the completed asset. Historically the building and construction…